Our Facility


The WellAware Center is a 10,000 square foot fitness center located on the campus of Barnes-Jewish Hospital in the heart of St. Louis’ Central West End.

Our philosophy is simple: As part of BJC HealthCare our mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve. As a fitness & wellness center, we strive to create a complete member experience each and every time you walk through our door by providing a warm, supporting and professional atmosphere with 5 star service at a price you can afford.

Our services are provided by degreed and certified fitness and health professionals who will personalize your experience and meet you where you are at now in order to help you get to where you yearn to be. Your goals are our goals.

The WellAware Center offers:

A full line of Lifefitness and Precor aerobic and strength machines

A complete line of free weights and functional training equipment

Group exercise classes such as yoga, Zumba, Spinning and more

Massage Therapy

Nutritional Counseling

Special events and seminars

FREE parking

Locker rooms with towel service and amenities such as body wash, hair dryers and lotion

Not only will you have a phenomenal workout, you will leave feeling happy. You may see us as a gym but we want to be a happy place where you can come workout, de-stress and reconnect to be the best you can possibly be.

We are set up with the classes, programs and amenities for a quick workout on the lunch hour or you can come spend several hours with us by getting a relaxing massage and take a yoga class. Whatever your pleasure, we aim to provide you with the options that will help you achieve and maintain a high level of wellness.


  • Cardio theater with 8 televisions
  • Treadmills
  • Steppers & Stairmaster
  • Precor Crosstrainers
  • Upright and Recumbent Bikes
  • Functional Trainer
  • Rowing Machines

Strength Training

  • Body Masters & Life Fitness circuit weight machines
  • Jump Ropes
  • Resistance Bands
  • Kettlebells
  • Full line of free weights, including a squat rack, Hammer Strength, Smith machine, cable crossovers


  • Stretch Mate full body stretching
  • Swiss Balls
  • Floor Mats
  • Body Bars
  • Foam Rollers
  • Therapy stretch table
  • Core Boards